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NoSQL and the Power of Good Choices

By Billy Bosworth - October 11, 2011 | 2 Comments

Mike Loukides recently wrote a piece for O’Reilly where he agreed with my take on Oracle’s recent NoSQL announcement.  But he also touched on something else that is an important dynamic for these discussions, and that is “choice.” He argues that the rest of the stack has gone through periods that provided a variety of architectural choices, whereas the backend database really didn’t provide the same range of options because while there were different vendors, the basic technology offering was the same.